Helen McDonald

#7630, (c 1824 - 6 Apr 1917)
     Helen McDonald was born c 1824 at Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland .
She was the daughter of James McDonald and Isabel Shearer.

Helen appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of John McDonald at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD John, Head, 62, Farmer of 50 Acres, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 57, Farmers Brother, Aberlour
McDONALD Helen, Mother, 84, Farmers Mother, Boharm, Banff
McDONALD Helen, Niece, 27, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Margaret, Niece, 22, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Helen, Niece, 12, At School, Drainie Moray
WATTS George, Niece Son (Great Nephew), 15, ? (Mee Loun), Aberlour
CLARK George, Servant, 37, Farm Servant, Mortlach
CLARK John, Servant, 14, Farm Servant, Mortlach.1



Helen appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of John McDonald at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD John, Head, 73, Farmer of 69 Acres Employing 1 Man and 0 boy, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 68, Farmers Brother, Aberlour
McDONALD Hellen, Niece, 37, Housekeeper, Mortlach
McDONALD Margaret, Niece, 31, Housemaid, Mortlach
McDONALD George, Grand Nephew, 11, Scholar, Aberlour
MURRAY Alexander, Servant, 36, Ploughman, Keith
MURRAY Robert, Servant, 16, Ag Labourer, Aberlour.2



Helen appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of John McDonald at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD John, Head, 82, Farmer, Aberlour
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 77, Joint Farmer, Aberlour
McDONALD Hellen, Niece, 47, Housekeeper, Aberlour
WATT George, (Grand) Nephew, 21, Railway Porter, Aberlour
CAMPBELL Ann, Servant, 16,General Servant, Inveravon, Banff
DAWSON James, Servant, 21, Farm Servant, Cairnie Banff
RIDDLE James, Servant, 12, Farm Servant, Huntly Aberdeen.3



Helen appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Alexander McDonald at Moor Cottages, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD Alexander, Head, 87, Retired Farmer, Pauper, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Helen, Niece, 56, Agri labourer, Mortlach
McDONALD Margaret, Niece, 50, Dressmaker, Mortlach.4



Helen appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Gardeners House Auchintoul, Marnoch, Banffshire, Scotland ;
KELMAN James, Head, Mar, 67, Gardener, Marnoch Banff
MacDONALD Helen, Servant, 67, Domestic Servant, Mortlach Banffshire.5



Helen appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Midhouse 8, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
MacDONALD Helen, Head, Unm, 77, Knitting Dressmaker, Mortlach Banff
MacDONALD Margaret, Sister, Unm, 71, Laundress, Mortlach Banff.6



Helen appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Midhouse Cottages, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
MacDONALD Helen, Head, 86, Single, Private Means, Mortlach Banff
MacDONALD Margaret, Sister, 81, Single, Private Means, Mortlach Banff.7



Helen died on 6 Apr 1917 at Midhouse, Craigellachie, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Helen McDonald
Single
at 1.30 PM aged 93yrs
Parents: James McDonald, Meal Miller (dec) & Isabella McDonald MS Shearer (dec)

George Watt, Son, 8 Burnsides Street, Rothes was the informant.8,9



Helen's cause of death on 6 Apr 1917 was from Old Age.

Father*James McDonald (c 1797 - 21 Feb 1871)
Mother*Isabel Shearer (7 Jan 1800 - 8 May 1892)

Child of Helen McDonald

Citations

  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Aberlour Banffshire, ED1 page 8, Rego 145. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Aberlour Banffshire, ED 1 Page 1, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  3. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Aberlour Banffshire, ED 1 Page 6, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  4. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Aberlour Banffshire, ED 1, Page 6, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  5. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Marnoch Banff, ED 3 Page 10 Rego No 161. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  6. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Aberlour Banff, ED 1 Page 14, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  7. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Aberlour Banff, 145/00 001/00 005. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  8. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1917 Aberlour Banff, 145/00 0017. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.